SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The Texas Department of Public Safety is announcing the arrest of two of the state’s 10 Most Wanted fugitives.
Kim Cooks, 56, of Austin was arrested in the same city on October 26th. He had been wanted since September 2021, when the Austin Police Department issued a warrant for his arrest in connection to a family-oriented assault causing injuries. Just two months later, the Killeen Police Department issued a warrant for Cooks’s arrest for failure to register as a sex offender.
Cooks has numerous convictions for sexual assault and aggravated assault dating back to 1990. The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force assisted Texas Department of Public Safety Special Agents in his arrest.
On the same day, 38-year-old Chris Slack of San Antonio was arrested at a business in Von Ormy. He had been wanted since January 2022 after the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office issued warrants for his arrest on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office issued a similar warrant for Slack’s arrest in April 2022.
Slack had multiple previous convictions between 2009 and 2019. He was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, including Texas DPS Special Agents. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement all assisted in the arrest.
You can see the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives by clicking here.
The list of 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders can be seen here.
If you have information on any of these individuals, you are urged not to make contact with them. You are advised to either call police or give a tip through the DPS website by clicking the picture of the fugitive you have information on.